Breakfast Focaccia

Cheese or smoked salmon can turn focaccia into breakfast.


  • 1 recipe basic focaccia
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 cup very thin-sliced onion
  • 1 ½ teaspoons poppy seeds
  • 3 ounces smoked salmon, in thin slices
  • 3 tablespoons sour cream
  • Nutritional Information
    • Nutritional analysis per serving (4 servings)

      193 calories; 12 grams fat; 2 grams saturated fat; 7 grams monounsaturated fat; 1 gram polyunsaturated fat; 13 grams carbohydrates; 1 gram dietary fiber; 2 grams sugars; 7 grams protein; 9 milligrams cholesterol; 316 milligrams sodium

    • Note: Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available data.

4 servings


  1. Prepare the dough for basic focaccia, setting it to rise as in Step 4, above.
  2. While the dough is rising, heat the two tablespoons olive oil in a skillet. Add the onion and saute over medium heat until very lightly browned. Set aside.
  3. Once the focaccia dough has risen and has been placed in the pan ready to bake, as in Step 6 above, spread it with the sauteed onions. Sprinkle with poppy seeds.
  4. Preheat oven to 500 degrees.
  5. Bake 20 to 25 minutes, until browned on the bottom and lightly browned on top.
  6. Remove from the oven and cover with slices of smoked salmon. Stir the sour cream to thin it and using a spoon, drizzle it over the smoked salmon. Cut into squares and serve.

2 hours

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